Travel – Vietnam
2 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Travel - Vietnam 2

Jan 17- 20 The night bus from Hue ended up in Hanoi around 6 or 7am. All of the tourists who had booked the bus tickets through travel agents or their hotels were told that the extra charge was because we would be dropped off directly at the lake in the city center (rather than [...]

2 years, 8 months ago Posted in: Travel - Vietnam 1

Jan 12 – 14 I boarded the plane with Kim to Saigon. She didn’t even have her passport with her (she forgot it at her mom’s house), but they let her on the plane anyway because she’s a nun! Luckily she’s a benevolent one with no plans to terrorize the airport. Traveling with her always [...]

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Jan 5 – 11, 15-16 The night bus to Hue lurched forward along potholed roads and made scary squealing noises as it wove around motorbikes. Despite the fact that the bus driver slammed on the horn every few minutes and sometimes I would wake up out of fear that we were going to tip over [...]

2 years, 9 months ago Posted in: Travel - Vietnam 0

Jan 3 – 4 The way I tend to travel is whenever anyone asks me if I want to do something (as long as they don’t seem creepy or aren’t trying to get money from me), I just say “yes” and go with it. This plan has seemed to work out well so far. So [...]

2 years, 9 months ago Posted in: Travel - Vietnam 2

Dec 31 – Jan 2 Sometime in between hating Hanoi and loving it, I moved into a hostel so I could make some friends. It was a nice change to be around so many people again, but when it costs $8 to share a room with 12 people and $10 to have a nice room [...]

2 years, 9 months ago Posted in: Travel - Vietnam 1

Dec 25 – 31 I arrived at Hanoi Airport a little after midnight on Christmas day. I was a little nervous about showing up in a strange city so late at night, so my dad and stepmom bought me a nice hotel room as a Christmas present and organized for a taxi driver to pick [...]